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snail

Scientists find best way to rid a garden of snails

Gardeners wanting to rid their spring flowerbeds of pesky snails can ditch the beer traps and egg shells and instead develop a strong throwing arm.

lightning

High-speed solar winds increase lightning strikes on Earth

New evidence suggests that lightning on Earth is triggered not only by cosmic rays from space, but also by energetic particles from the Sun.

astronomy

Astronomy Image Explorer launched

IOP Publishing and the American Astronomical Society are pleased to announce the launch of the Astronomy Image Explorer.

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"RoboClam" hits new depths as robotic digger

A digging robot inspired by the unique mechanisms employed by the Atlantic razor clam has been created by a group of researchers in the US.

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IOP Publishing expands materials science publishing programme

We are pleased to announce the addition of three new materials research titles to our journal publishing programme.

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JPhysA Best Paper Prize 2014

Congratulations to the Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical authors.

ABSW IOP Student Science Publication Award

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Dr Cathy Foley

Editor-in-Chief of Superconductor Science and Technology awarded IEEE Award

Congratulations to Dr Cathy Foley who has been awarded the IEEE Award for Continuing and Significant Contributions in the Field of Applied Superconductivity.

17 Jul 2014Bristol, UK
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"Land grabbing" could help feed at least 300 million people

Crops grown on “land-grabbed” areas in developing countries could have the potential to feed an extra 100 million people worldwide, a new study shows.

27 June 2014Bristol, UK
MRSA image

Notorious pathogen forms slimy "streamers" to clog up medical devices

US researchers have moved a step closer to preventing infections of the common hospital pathogen, Staphylococcus aureus.

27 June 2014Bristol, UK

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cerncourier.com

CERN Courier is the International journal of high-energy physics. More >

IOP Conference Series

Fast, versatile and effective proceedings publication service for your conference. More >

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A range of opportunities for jobseekers with backgrounds in physics or engineering. More >

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News, views and information for the global physics community. More >

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